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16 Idyllic Hot Springs for You to Relax In

Can you think of a better way to revitalize yourself than soaking in a natural hot springs in the great outdoors? Neither can we. Here are 16 hot springs that are ideal for that much needed rest and relaxation.
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Can you think of a better way to revitalize yourself than soaking in a natural hot springs in the great outdoors? Neither can we. Here are 16 hot springs that are ideal for that much needed rest and relaxation.

1. Rocky Canyon Hot Springs | Idaho
The Rocky Canyon Hot Springs is the perfect example of the countless pristine rivers and geothermal pools in Idaho. You won't want to leave. Learn more.


2. Ahousat Flores Island Warm Springs | Canada
Take a one hour boat ride and make the short hike to these tranquil springs. You'll find they're really like nothing else. Learn more.


3. Travertine Hot Springs | California
Treat yourself to a soak after bagging one of the nearby peaks in the Sierra or skip the peak and go straight for the chillin. Learn more.


4. Strawberry Park Hot Springs | Colorado
If you really want to treat yourself, Strawberry Hot Springs Park offers some luxury accommodations like a spa and massage amid a natural setting near Steamboat Springs. Learn more.


Photo: Amy Kesic

5. Summer Lake Hot Springs | Oregon
Take a dip in the springs inside this rustic barn just a few hours drive outside of Bend. Learn more.


6. Potosi Hot Springs | Montana
There are a ton of great hikes right near the springs so go explore then rest up in the springs afterwards. Learn more.


7. Wild Willy's Hot Springs | California
Nearby BLM land makes this a super easy spot to camp and the hot springs are incredible. Learn more.


8. Fifth Water Waterfalls and Hot Springs | Utah
This spot features waterfalls and has multiple pools - pick the right temperature for you and enjoy. Learn more.


Photo: Jacob Moon

9. Conundrum Hot Springs | Colorado
Let's call this the party pool. This popular springs brings in lot of backpackers and if you're all very friendly, you can fit everyone in no problem. Learn more.


Photo: Kyle Frost

10. Hippie Hot Springs | Wyoming
This one is a hidden gem and you'll find smaller crowds than surrounding springs nearby. Learn more.


11. Big Sur Hot Springs | California
Take in the rugged Northern California coast from a cliffside pool of hot springs. That's about as ideal as it can get. Learn more.


12. Sloquet Hot Springs | Canada
With multiple pools nestled in the woods and soothing water, this is a really nice, tranquil escape. Learn more.


13. Saratoga Hot Springs | Utah
This hot springs is great year round and the perfect spot to unwind and take in the sunset. Learn more.


14. Keyhole Hot Springs | Canada
Get here early or call in sick and head out on a weekday to avoid sharing the smaller pools. If you're lucky and get them to yourself, it's a pretty serene way to spend the day. Learn more.


15. Boiling River | Wyoming
If you've visited the Yellowstone area, we know you've been tempted at least once to jump in the geothermal pools. Now you can...safely and legally. Learn more.


16. Goldmyer Hot Springs | Washington
This hot springs amid the old remains of a mining town delivers steadily flowing water to a set of tiered pools along the mountainside. Learn more.